The Plant Journal

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Edited By: Christoph Benning

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 13/209 (Plant Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1365-313X

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Rubber from dandelions - Scientists identify key components in the formation of rubber
Read the press release from 28th April 2015
Read the article: Identification of a Taraxacum brevicorniculatum rubber elongation factor protein that is localized on rubber particles and promotes rubber biosynthesis

Research finds salt tolerance gene in soybean
Read the press release from 8th January 2015
Read the article: Salinity tolerance in soybean is modulated by natural variation in GmSALT3

UGA discovery opens doors to building better plants
Read the press release from 24th September 2014
Read the article: Two Arabidopsis proteins synthesize acetylated xylan in vitro

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Plant mating systems affect adaptive plasticity in response to herbivory
Stuart A. Campbell, Rayko Halitschke, Jennifer S. Thaler, and André Kessler

Transcriptomes of isolated Oryza sativa gametes characterized by deep sequencing: evidence for distinct sex-dependent chromatin and epigenetic states before fertilization
Sarah N. Anderson, Cameron S. Johnson, Daniel S. Jones, Liza J. Conrad, Xiaoping Gou, Scott D. Russell and Venkatesan Sundaresan

Conservation of fruit dehiscence pathways between Lepidium campestre and Arabidopsis thaliana sheds light on the regulation of INDEHISCENT
Teresa Lenser and Günter Theißen

Visualization of plant cell wall lignification using fluorescence-tagged monolignols
Yuki Tobimatsu, Armin Wagner, Lloyd Donaldson, Prajakta Mitra, Claudiu Niculaes, Oana Dima, Jeong Im Kim, Nickolas Anderson, Dominique Loque, Wout Boerjan, Clint Chapple and John Ralph